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's busiest commuter rail line. jonathan martin joins us from the crash site. and jonathan, i believe we are standing by to get an update on the investigation soon >> reporter: that's right, tony. we are expecting a news conference in the ntsb at 4:00 o'clock. so any minute, we will learn something. hopefully, as you mentioned, the investigators do have those two black boxes, the black box data recorders. one from the front of the train. one from the back. that hopefully will allow them to learn some information about what caused this deadly crash. tony, the big questions really out there at this point are: you know, was this caused by a mechanical error, operator error or possibly something else? maybe something with the tracks. now, the train's conductor who was injured, himself, in this derailment has said that there was an issue, possibly with the braking system. but these recorders are really significant because they can tell investigators down to the second what was going on with the air pressure in the braking system. so they will be able to tell to the one-second intervals whethe
>> hello and welcome to al jazeera america. i'm jonathan betz in new york. parliament calls for new elections. protestors say that's not enough. in ukraine, a symbolic gesture. as protestors topple a statute of a hero. >>> and early venezuelan elections, as that country struggles. tonight the crisis deepens in thailand. the prime minister suddenly dissolves parliament and is calling for new elections. picture of thousands rallying in the capitol where it is 11:00 in the morning. opposition party resigns from conflict. and the conflict is not over yet. wayne hay has the latest. >>> there is no indication that the prime minister will dissolve parliament, that they will change their goals. those goals have in fact changed a bit over the past few weeks. at first they said they would accept house dissolution. that quickly changed into their goal being the removal of the regime, referring to the former prime minister who was ousted in 2006 and lives in self proclaimed compile. his sister is now prime minister. they say the government is corrupt, this current government is corrupt and only
for sure why it de-railed. let's take you to jonathan martin. he is at the crash site in the bronx. jonathan? >> reporter: hey, tony. you know, investigators have said from the start that this is a very preliminary information, but as you mentioned, these two black box data recorders have revealed key information. one frust from the front and one from the back, showing this train was going too fast echoing what a lot of these passengers and witnesses have been saying from the start. >> reporter: investigators with the national transportation safety board say they now know the commuter train that de-railed was going too fast as it approached a curve. >> the preliminary information and let me emphasize this is preliminary information from the event recorders shows that the train was traveling at approximately 82 miles per hour as it went into a 30-mile-an-hour curve. >> investigators say it's too early to know if speeding was caused by operator or mechanical error like an issue with the brakes. >> we don't know whether the brakes went to zero pressure because of a valve change or be
... >>> hello, welcome to al jazeera america. i am jonathan betz in new york. >> we are going fast and as it hit the curve, it was flying. moments of panic on a new york train as investigators tried to figure out what went wrong. >>> anger growing in ukraine. the largest protest in that country in nearly a decade. >>> demands that thailand's prime minister must go violent in bangkok streets and calls for a national strike. >>> tonight, crews are working to clear the scene of a train crash in new york city that de-railed on its way to manhattan. at least four people are dead, 63 more hurt of those, at least 11 are in critical condition tonight. al jazeera kimberly dukehardt has the latest from the bronx. >> fire fighters, police and the ntsb could not working through the night, checking the tracks, the actual train cars, mechanical equipment, communication equipment, to try to figure out what went horrible wrong. the holiday weekend ended in tragedy and chaos for those on board this suburban commuter train in northern new york city. the crash happened early sunday morning. >> incide
>>> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm jonathan betz in new york. investigators ascertaining for what went wrong after a deadly train derailment in new york. the first in decades. >> we lost four new yorkers this morning. we have 11 critically injured who are still in the hospitals, and i would ask all new yorkers to remember them in your prayers tonight. >> ukraine has seen a large protest as the orange revolution nine years ago. >> and the leader of protests in thailand is calling for a national strike and tells the prime minister she must resign. >> tonight rescuers in new york city are uprighting toppled train cars, searching for more victims in the deadly train crash. the train derailed in the bronx on the way to manhattan. at least four are dead. there are 63 confirmed injuries. 11 are listed in critical condition. >> al jazeera's kilmeny duchardt is live at the scene. what is the latest on the investigation? >> tonight, on this very chilly night, firefighters, police, crews and the mtsb are combing through every part of the scene down there right now, looking at the tr
>> hello, welcome to al jazeera america. i'm jonathan betz in new york. merrill newman is back on u.s. soil. the korean war veteran has his long-awaited homecoming after being detained in north korea. >> cheers greet french troops in the central african republic. >> finally as a family we are humbled by the messages of condolence and support that we receive from government and people of the world. >> the family of nelson mandela makes its first statement since his death as the memorial grows for the antiapartheid leader. power outages and a travel nightmare. wintry weather spreads across the u.s. >> tonight a u.s. veteran is home with his family after being held in north korea for more than a month. merrill newman arrived in the 85-year-old was accused of committing crimes while he served in the korean war. his family called merrill newman's time in north korean's hands, "a very difficult ord eel", >> melissa chan has the story. >> when merrill newman made the trip, he would not have known how difficult it would turn out. after weeks of detention he's in the u.s., looking healthy, w
>> helicopter. welcome to al jazeera america. i am jonathan betz live in new york. >> protest orders in ukraine toppel a statute of a soviet hero. anger mounts to the government's push to go closer with russia. >>> peace keepers are on patrol as the president admits he's losing control in south america. >>> a day of prayer and reflexion for new mexico new mexico from south sfrikdz to half a world away. people honoring his legacyafricf a world away. people honoring his legacy. the same snowstorm that caused problems in the midwest is bringing dangerous weather to the northeast. we will begin at ukraine's capitol where protests reached a new level. the movement saw its biggest crowds yet. ukraine is bitterly divided over whether it should grow closer with europe or russia. it triggered deep anger now directed at soviet symbols. al jazeera tim friend has the latest from kiev. >> reporter: the protest went on into the night. ukrainian nationalists celebrated the top elling of kiev's statue of lenin shouting yanokovich, you are next. some ahave been camped out for two weeks. they
and a woman. turnout was under 40%. jonathan has the details. results thatg the constitutionally banned gay marriage. , in the name of the family, got what they wanted. >> we will prevent any government, any political elite from changing the substance of marriage without taking advice, without consulting the citizens of croatia. >> nearly 2/3 of ukrainian voters said yes to the question do you agree that marriage is predominantly between a man and a woman. in a predominantly catholic country, the result is no surprise. >> i don't have anything against homosexuals. think it is really important to have a mother and a father. thelso backed by conservative opposition party, the referendum has underlined the tension in the country, the eu's newest member. this "sad andled pointless," and promised to give gay people more rights in the future. there are those who say the referendum could lead to further discrimination. >> we know how it will end. enteringhis is fascism through a small door. >> attitudes towards homosexuals have solely been improving in croatia. can register their unions. on sunday
america. i'm jonathan betz in new york. merrill newman is back on u.s. soil. the korean war veteran has his long-awaited homecoming after being detained in north korea. >> cheers greet french troops in the central african republic. >> finally as a family we are humbled by the messages of condolence and support that we receive from government and people of the world. >> the family of nelson mandela makes its first statement since his death as the
. >> into welcome back to al jazeera america, i'm jonathan betz with the headlines. >> 1200 french reinforcements are on the ground in the central african republic. more are on the way. 400 have been killed there in fighting. an american veteran who spent 42 days detained is reunited with his family. fooum is 85. he was accused by officials of killing civilians. the official week of mourning forn nelson mandela has begun in south africa. a day of prayer and reflection will take place. across the country. today eegipion authorities released a group of 21 women. they were originally to spend 11 years behind bars. it caused outrage. the state department expressed concern over the new law requiring demonstrators to get government permission. >> i talk to a professor live from boston. do you think the united states is stern enough with egypt. >> we have little leverage. what we need to do is declare the values that the u.s. stands for, including freedom of speech, assembly, the right to due process but any influence would have to happen behind closed doors. it shouldn't be public, it should be through
they can win elections because of scruppings. jonathan has a bird's eye view. >> shut down again by massive protests. >> they want the parliamentary majority to go. but the sudden offer of an alex has softened the mood. the show of strength more like a giant spring party. >> the leaders called for impressive turn out, and from up here, you can see they have achieved that goal. the streets around the capital are field with people. it has certainly made an impression on the government. what you don't see are the government's own supporters. for all these numbers, they have to ask whether they still have enough people to beat the government in an election. >> the fact is that in rural areas, the government is still very popular. there is some confusion among these protestors. was an election a big enough concession? >> if it was me, accept it. >> even if this government wins another election, which they might do? >> from me, yes. but i am not sure about other people. >> even the main opposition party seemed unclear. its leader has been demanding an election in days. it was suddenly unsure whet
was traveling 50 mph faster than it should have been when it derailed, and there is more. jonathan martin is on the scene. what's the latest? >> reporter: john, we know a piece of key information, you mentioned the speed. but what we don't know is was this a situation where it was operator error? where the conductor was operating this train too quickly, or was there a mechanical mistake? was there an issue with the braking system? an issue on the track? that's something that ntsb wants to know. but today speed may have caused is derailment, something reported early on by many witnesses and those people on board. investigators with the national transportation safety board say they now know that the commuter train that derailed was going too fast as it approached a curve. >> the preliminary information, and let me emphasize preliminary information from the event recorders shows that the train was traveling 82 mph. as it went into a 30 mph curve. >> reporter: invesinvestigatorsy it's too early to know if speeding was the cause or if it was mechanical error like brakes. >> we don't know if it
wrong and why. jonathan martin has the latest. >> reporter: the question remains now: was this caused by operator error or some sort of mechanical error on the brakes. we know from the ntsb, speed was a factor. >> that's something that was reported early on by passengers and witnesses. investigators with the national transportation safety board say they now know the commuter train was going too fast as it approached a curve. >> the preliminary information -- let me emphasize this is preliminary information -- from the event recorders shows that the train was traveling at approximately 82 miles per hour as it went into a 30-mile-an-hour curve. >> investigate orders say it's too early to know if speeding was caused by operator or mechanical error, like an issue with the brakes. >> we don't know whether the brakes went to zero pressure because of a valve change or because of the train break-up. six seconds coming to a stop, the trolths had been at some power setting. >>> emergency cruise worked in the morning, using cadaver dogs and divers. all of the passengers and crew members have bee
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then the team picked itself. this time around the withdrawal of jonathan trott because of illness means a reshuffling of the england batting order with bell in line to take over the number three batting slot. >> from experience last time you let the cricket do the talking. last time we had the hostile environment. towards the end of the series we played good cricket. i thought everyone was respectful. we didn't do ourselves justice. coming back from 1-0 down is not easy. way back in 1954. england inspired to a 3-1 series win. andrew flintoff helped the home side win. having lost the first step. stuart broad bowled to victory. and alastair cook led the team to that 2-1 from behind win. australia's win in tests, one of the largest in terms of runs. the aussies are not expecting the tourists to fall quite so easily this time around. you see two good bowling attacks. we win is test match. if there two attacks, it's these two. there's enough in the wicket early. i think reverse swing will play a part, and i think spin will play a big part. >> the wicket may hold the ski. nathan lion should k
the ashes back in 2011. this time around the withdrawal of jonathan trump because of a stress-related illness means a reshuffling of the batting order. >> obviously from experience last time, you let your cricket do the talking. we had the same hostile environment last time we came here. and the hostility changes because everyone was very respectful of the way we played. last time we didn't do ourselves justice. >> reporter: 2005, andrew flintoff help his side win. four years later steward brood bolled england to victory to regain the ashes, and last yearalster cook lead his team to a win in india. australia's 381 run win in brisbane was the first in this large test. they aren't expecting the tourists to fall quite so easily this time around. >> you'll see two very good balling attacks. if there is any two attacks that will be able to find a way, it's these two. i think there will be enough in the wicket early, and spins will play a big part. >> reporter: the wicket may well hold the key to who wins in the match. this man was a curator here two years ago. >>> the miami heat's
power. but thousands of demonstrators demanded just that. jonathan sparks of "independent television news" has this report. >> reporter: it was supposed to be peaceful. a non-violent campaign against the thai government. but it's turned into a bare- knuckle battle for power. parts of bangkok streaked with teargas and rubble bullets today as protesters tried to seize government ministries from the police. many here are driven by hatred for the country's prime minister yingluck shinawatra and those seen to support her. a man who looks like he's a we watched as protesters crept up to the barricades around the prime minister's office with an assortment of homemade weaponry. but several rounds of teargas saw them off. the protesters can't take it. the protest leader-- a fiery politician called suthep thaugsuban-- told euphoric supporters that the government would soon fall. the prime minister yingluck shinawatra also offering to hold talks. but mr. suthep refuses to negotiate. it's a problem i put to her foreign minister today. he said he's not negotiating? >> i don't know. that's the wa
him on the roster. the team suspended incognito nearly a month ago after jonathan martin left the team. >>> on bleacherreport.com, uconn down to florida in the final seconds. he buries it for the game winner. he was so happy. he just keeps on running straight out of the arena. his teammates final catch up with him by the locker room to celebrate the game winning shot. >>> golfer jason duffner really wants to watch s.e.c. championship game against missouri on saturday only thing he is playing in tiger woods golf tournament this weekend. duffner asked tiger to shorten the event. mr. tiger woods, i petition the event to play on thursday and friday so i can watch my beloved auburn play for the s.e.c. champ. thanks. tiger wasn't very sympathetic. his response, petition denied! >> wow. >> tiger is a big stanford fan and stanford is playing well too. he will not get any auburn love from tiger woods. >> i bet dufner out there saturday afternoon on the course will be putting. >> shot! >> andy scholes, thanks so much. >>> the top headlines and everything you need to know for the day is after the
a report from jonathan sparks of independent television news in bangkok. >> reporter: for three days, anti-government protestors and thai police waged war in the center of bangkok. today, however, the barricades came down and the two sides shook hands. flowers were exchanged and tears were shed, and the police got out of the way. the protestors tried to take this government complex by force. this morning, however, they simply walked in. >> ( translated ): i think we've won. it feels like victory. i think we've 90% won it now. >> reporter: but there was a problem: the protestors may have occupied the lawn outside the prime minister's office, but yingluck shinawatra was still the prime minister. a few hours ago, one of the most secure areas in the country, now it is rammed with anti- government protestors, like an open-day fete full of festive people. protestor leaders accuse the government of corruption, and they're promising far-reaching reform, but they're not prepared to wait for the next election. i caught up with one of the >> ( translated ): normally, we give them power for four years
many of them raise their voices now, not on how many times the president does. let's go to jonathan martin, covering today's protest in new york. last year, 200 fast food workers held a one day strike at more than 20 restaurants here. are we expecting something like that today. >> it really remains to be seen just how significant, how large this protest will be. this all started and it has grown from a year ago with just a few fast food workers walking out in new york. this restaurant is open for business, people going in and out. a year ago in august, there were 500 people who protested outside of this mcdonald's. not all of them were fast food workers. we could see that today. organizers say it has grown bigger, expanding to 100 cities, smaller cities, so they feel like their movement has certainly grown. this latest wave of protests or planned protests started yesterday here in new york and about five other cities with one particular group, moveon.org delivering petitions in some five cities. >> you can work full time here and not support yourself, much less a family. here we are
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